SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) announced today that Kimberly S. Rupert and Michael W. Mendler have been named to key senior vice president positions in the company.
Rupert rejoins the company as senior vice president for contracts, procurement and pricing, a role similar to that she held at QinetiQ North America . She was formerly a group contracts director at SAIC.
Mendler was named senior vice president for risk management. He was formerly a director of SAIC's Mergers and Acquisitions Department.
"These two appointments are significant steps in strengthening our ability to support our line organizations as they perform for the customer and seek new business. We are fortunate to have Kim back and to apply Mike's abilities to improve our assessment of risk in our business decisions. These appointments show the richness of talent we have at SAIC," said Chief Operating Officer Lawrence Prior . Both Rupert and Mendler will report to Prior.
Rupert said, "I am thrilled to be coming back to lead the finest contracts, pricing and procurement professionals I've ever worked with to support SAIC's and our customers' goals."
Mendler said, "I look forward to working with the business units and groups to continuously improve our risk management capabilities to benefit the entire organization."
SAIC is a leading provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration
and technical services and solutions to all branches of the U.S. military,
agencies of the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security and other U.S. Government civil agencies, as
well as to customers in selected commercial markets. With approximately 44,000
employees in more than 150 cities worldwide, SAIC engineers and scientists
solve complex technical challenges requiring innovative solutions for
customers' mission-critical functions. SAIC had annual revenues of
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